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    Hour 4 Lance takes over as the starter

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 50:45

    Key, Max and Harry talk about if Burrow and Herbert are overhyped. Then Nick Wagoner joins the show to talk about the Niners. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 3 Brandon Jacobs

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 51:01

    Key, Max and Harry talk about who has more to prove this year Daniel Jones or Saquon Barkley. Then Brandon joins the show to talk about the Giants and Key, Max and Harry talk about what to expect from Daniel Jones. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 2: Are Burrow and Herbert Overhyped

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 48:04

    Key, Max and Harry talk about if Justin Herbert and Joe Burrow are overhyped. Jeremy Fowler joins the show to talk about that and Mike DiRocco joins the show to talk about the Jags. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 1: Who is calling the plays for the Pats ?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 51:04

    Key, Max and Harry open the show talking about who's calling the plays for the Pats and Trey Lance becoming the starter with the Niners and what to expect from the Jags this year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 4 Baltimore Ravens

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 50:00

    Key, Jay and Max talk about Lamar Jackson and then Jamison Hensley joins the show to talk about Lamar's contract. Then Paul Finebaum joins the show to Clemson trying to get back in the National title race. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 3: Giants vs. Pats

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 49:55

    Key, Jay and Max talk about what Daniel Jones has to do to stay with the Giants and Mike Reiss joins the show to talk Pats vs. Giants and Chris Canty joins the show to talk about the Pats and Giants. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 2: Dianna Russini

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 47:01

    Key, Jay and Max talk about if Lamar could get back to MVP form and Dianna joins the show to talk about Watson playing in the Browns preseason opener. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 1: Lamar Jackson

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 50:37

    Key Jay and Max open the show talking about the first full week of the preseason then they talk about Sean McVay talking his offense struggling and they talk about if Lamar Jackson can get back to MVP Form. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 3: Matt Cassel, Former Patriots QB

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 49:45

    Former Patriots Quarterback Matt Cassel joins the show to discuss the Patriots offensive problems in training camp. Plus is there anything to be gained by having your starters play in the preseason? And we have to explain to Kay what "Cameo" is. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 3: Todd Archer, NFL Nation Cowboys Reporter

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 52:47

    ESPN NFL Nation Cowboys Reporter Todd Archer joins the show to give us the latest on Cowboys training camp. Plus ESPN Front Office Insider Mike Tannenbaum tells us what the Mekhi Becton injury means to the New York Jets. And we get breakdown KD's ultimatum with the Nets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 2: Dianna Russini, ESPN NFL Reporter

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 45:07

    ESPN NFL Reporter Dianna Russini joins the show to play "Hot News or Not News". And we also play "Real of Not Real" and find-out which NFL QB is his team's Achilles heel  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 1: The Crew is Back!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 50:17

    Key, Jay, and Max are back together again! We react NFL Commissioner Rodger Goodell seeking a longer suspension for Deshaun Watson. Key tells us what it's like to to be in an NFL training camp right now. Plus ESPN 1000's David Kaplan gives us the latest on Roquan Smith's trade demand.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 4: Serena ending her career

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 51:37

    Sarah Barshop joins the show to talk about the Rams, Mike Tannenbaum joins the show to talk NFL and Key, Jay and Freddie talk about Serena ending her career. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 3: Chris Johnson

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 52:01

    Key, Jay and Freddie continue to talk about KD then Tim McManus joins the show to talk about the Eagles, Peter King joins the show to talk about Aaron Rodgers and Chris Johnson joins the show to talk about Derick Henry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 2: Best Landing Spot for OBJ

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 47:50

    Key, Jay and Freddie talk continue to talk about KD and Dan Graziano joins the show to hot news or not news. Then Key, Jay and Freddie talk about what the best landing spot is for OBJ. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 1: Issues with KD and the Nets

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 51:37

    Key, Jay and Freddie open the show talking about KD situation with the Nets then Key gives his teams that he thinks are sleepers to get to the Super Bowl . Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 4 Ryan Clark

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 50:12

    Key and Freddie talk about the Dodgers sweeping the Padres and Ryan Clark joins the show to talk about Kareem Hunt and the Panthers QB situation, and Key tells why the Saints could be a sleeper team in the NFC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 3; New York Jets

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 50:27

    Key and Freddie talk about what the expect from Zach Wilson this year and Rich Cimini joins the show to talk about what to expect from the Jets this year. Then Key and Freddie talk about what the Browns should do at QB if Watson is out for the year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 2: Are the Bills overrated ?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 47:16

    Key and Freddie talk about if the Bills are overrated then Jeff Darlington joins the show to play hot news or not news. Then Key and Freddie give their biggest questions for each division in the AFC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 1: Who will be the starter in Carolina ?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 50:21

    Key and Freddie open the show talking about Key's vacation and they talk about who the starter should be in Carolina. Then Courtney Cronin joins the show to talk about the Bears and Key and Freddie talk about Kareem Hunt wanting out of Cleveland. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 4: LeRoy Butler

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 49:58

    Freddie and Amber continue to talk about the AFC west then LeRoy butler joins the show to talk about getting into the Hall Fame. Then Freddie and Amber talk about LeBron James. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 3: New York Giants

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 50:32

    Freddie and Amber talk about what to expect from Zack Wilson this year and Jordan Raanan joins the show to talk about what to expect from the Giants and Tony Pike joins the show to talk about what to expect from the Bengals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 2: Jeff Darlington

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 45:08

    Freddie and Amber continue to talk about the preseason game last night and Jeff joins the show to talk about the league appealing Watson's suspension. Then Freddie and Amber talk about Stafford dealing with an elbow injury. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 1 The Preseason is underway

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 49:41

    Freddie and Amber talk about the Raiders and Jags opening the preseason then they talk about Britney Griner being sentenced to 9 years in prison. Then the talk about the NFL appealing Watson's suspension. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 4: Brittney Griner Sentenced

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 48:34

    We get the news that Brittney Griner will possibly be sentenced to 9-1/2 years in jail over in Russia. Amber Wilson joins to give us insight on the Deshaun Watson suspension appeal. TJ Quinn joins to talk about Brittney Griner and what we can expect there. Max ranks his best movie antagonists and tells us why Rocky 3 is the best Rocky. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 3: Can Saquon Be Saquon Again?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 49:05

    Will Saquon ever be Saquon again? Mary Kay Cabot joins to talk about the NFL appealing the Deshaun Watson suspension. The guys talk about why it might be the best thing for KD & Kyrie to run it back in Brooklyn...at least for one more season. Adam Schefter joins to give us the latest on the NFL's appeal of the Deshaun Watson suspension. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 2: Circling Back on Jimmy G

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 44:43

    More on the NFL appealing Deshaun Watson's suspension. Mike Tannenbaum joins to play Back In The Front Office. The guys play Take It or Shake It. Jake Trotter joins to give us the latest on Deshaun Watson's suspension being appealed by the NFL and why the Browns might circle back on Jimmy G. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 1: NFL Appeals

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 48:43

    The guys talk about the NFL appealing the Deshaun Watson suspension. Harry says it's just a PR move by the league. Tony Boselli joins to talk about his Hall of Fame induction and expectations for Trevor Lawrence & the Jaguars this season. Plus, Paige Bueckers' injury proves how important NIL really is. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 4: Is Friday the G.O.A.T.

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 50:33

    Could Tom Brady & the Bucs win another Super Bowl this year? The guys talk about the Dolphins losing their 1st round pick for tampering with Brady & Sean Payton. Marcel Louis-Jacques joins to talk about why the decision in the Dolphins' investigation doesn't make sense. More calls on the G.O.A.T. day of the week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 3: Who NEEDS to sign OBJ?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 48:02

    More on Vin Scully. Buster Olney joins to talk about Vin & the MLB trade deadline. The guys play Real or Not Real to decide what teams NEED to sign OBJ. More calls on the best day of the week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 2: Best Days of the Week

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 45:49

    The guys fight over what day is the best day of the week. Dianna Russini joins to talk about the best day of the week and talk about the Dolphins losing their 1st round pick. Jenna Laine joins to give us an update from Bucs camp. Plus...could we see Tom Brady play for the Dolphins? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 1: Remembering Vin Scully

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 50:44

    The guys talk about how remarkable Vin Scully was as a broadcaster. Jay talks about hanging with Charles Barkley over the weekend. We remember Max's infamous Tom Brady 'cliff' take on Brady's birthday...and the guys talk about if the punishment for the Dolphins & Stephen Ross was harsh enough. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 4: Keyshawn Joins

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 49:23

    More on Deshaun Watson's suspension. Andrew Brandt joins to talk about the Watson suspension. Keyshawn joins to talk about the Watson suspension and if the Browns should trade for Jimmy G. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 3: MLB Deadline

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 49:05

    Max is excited about the Yankees moves heading into the trade deadline. What are the expectations for Zach Wilson this year? Jeff Passan joins to tell us what to expect at the MLB trade deadline today. Plus...it seems like Micah Parsons could be a generational defensive player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 2: Bills' Hype

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 45:44

    More on Deshaun Watson and if the Browns should trade for Jimmy G. Jeff Darlington joins to talk about the Deshaun Watson suspension. Why is everyone trying to convince themselves that Patrick Mahomes isn't the best QB in the NFL? Alaina Getzenberg joins to talk about the Bills' hype and Josh Allen fighting his teammates. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 1: Should Browns trade for Jimmy G?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 47:57

    Max & Harry talk about Deshaun Watson's suspension and question whether the Browns should trade for Jimmy G. How big of an X-Factor will Zeke be for the Cowboys? David Newton joins to talk about the Panthers' QB battle. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 4: Watson Reaction

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 50:02

    Harry & Amber continue to react to the news that Deshaun Watson was suspended for 6 games. Was that enough? ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, ESPN Browns Reporter Jake Trotter & ESPN Football Analyst Dan Orlovsky join to discuss that and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 3: 6 Games

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 50:28

    Amber & Harry react to the Breaking News that Deshaun Watson was suspended for 6 games. Also Stephen A. Smith joins the show to talk about the impact Bill Russell had on the sports world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 2: Deebo's Extension

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 47:16

    The 49ers & Deebo Samuel agree to a 3-year/$73.5M extension. ESPN NFL Reporter Dianna Russini joins to talk about that and more. Plus, we continue to honor the life of Bill Russell. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 1: RIP Bill Russell

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 50:48

    Amber Wilson & Harry Douglas reflect on the incredible life & legacy of the legendary Bill Russell. Also, what will the Deshaun Watson ruling be? Plus, an annonymous defensive coordinator ripped Lamar Jackson last week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 4: Cardinal Sin

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 50:36

    Arizona Cardinals remove 'independent study' clause from quarterback Kyler Murray's contract. How do they move forward from this? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 3: Saquon's Future

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 50:54

    What does the future hold for Saquon Barkley & the Giants? ESPN Giants Reporter Jordan Raanan joins to talk about that and more. Plus, the conversation around Kyler Murray's contract situation continues with Mike Tannenbaum! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 2: Fortnite

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 47:09

    Should Peter let Kyler Murray into his Fortnite clan? Is the media questioning Kyler's work ethic, or just the Cardinals? ESPN NFL Reporter Jeff Darlington joins to talk about that and more. Plus, what are the expectations for Justin Fields? ESPN Bears Reporter Courtney Cronin joins that discussion. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 1: Kyler's Contract

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 50:09

    Peter Burns & Amber Wilson filling in. The 'independent study' clause was taken out of Kyler Murray's contract, but what should we think about him now? Also, DK Metcalf agreed to a new deal with the Seahawks. Is he going to be able to elevate the Seahawks? Plus, Tampa Bay Times Buccaneers Reporter Rick Stroud joins to talk about Julio Jones joining the team, and Ryan Jensen's injury. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 4: Notre Dame HC Marcus Freeman

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 49:59

    Should the Seahawks trade DK Metcalf? Marcus Freeman and Isaiah Foskey join to talk about how excited they are for Notre Dame to start their season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 3: Series or Set?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 49:28

    Max nearly injured himself saying one nice thing about the Mets. Sam Acho joins to talk about expectations for the Cowboys and if Rodgers will miss Adams or Adams will miss Rodgers more. Buster Olney joins to talk about the difference between 'set' and 'series' and if the Yankees will make any other deadline moves. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 2: Dak Expectations

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 44:45

    It's not even a lock that the Cowboys will make the playoffs this year. Jeff Darlington joins to play Hot News or Not News. The guys discuss which new NFL head coach will have the most success this season. Jason Wilde joins to talk about how much the Packers will miss Davante Adams and how important getting David Bakhtiari back will be for them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 1: Mets SWEEP Yankees!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 49:29

    Max is sad because the Mets swept the Subway Series with a walkoff win last night. Is Aaron Rodgers still clutch? And if Patrick Mahomes isn't a Tier 1 QB, who is? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 4: McCarthy's Seat

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 49:26

    How hot is Mike McCarthy's seat? Is Jerry Jones actually a good owner? ESPN NFL Front Office Insider Mike Tannenbaum joins to talk about that and more. Plus, Real or not Real on which QB's will live up to their hype this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 3: Parent-Teacher Conference

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 49:47

    Jay gloats about the Mets beating the Yankees last night, and Max hates it. The guys talk about what happened when their parents would go to the parent-teacher conference. Also, Andscape's Senior NFL Writer Jason Reid joins to talk about Kyler Murray's contract, and how it relates to African-American QB's overall. Plus, important LL Cool J conversations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hour 2: Controversial Top 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 46:37

    Max gives his top 3 Nicholas Cage movies, which leads to controversy. The guys discuss the fallout from the Kyler Murray contract situation, and the stereotypes on black QB's. ESPN NFL Reporter Jeff Darlington joins to talk about the reaction to Kyler Murray's contract. Plus, ESPN CFB Insider Heather Dinich joins to talk about what Lincoln Riley said about Kyler, and conference realignment! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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